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The application of virtual reality technology in museum exhibition - Take the Han Dynasty Haihunhou Ruins Museum in Nanchang as an example

Study Field
Design, STEAM, Science Communication
Summary
The display of the Han Dynasty Haihunhou Ruins Museum in Nanchang also represents the display level of today's China. Nowadays, people are more and more interested in and want to visit ancient relics. However, it is difficult for traditional museums to display ancient relics, and visitors cannot understand the historical stories behind them. With the development of contemporary science and technology and virtual reality technology, museum exhibits tend more to digital, intelligent technology through the cultural relics of the display of virtual reality technology.
Innovative VR tools and techniques
● The audience can feel the immersive verisimilitude experienced in the objective world and the virtual scene that does not exist in real-world, through the VIRTUAL reality system. And they can break through space, time, and other objective limitations to experience things that are out of reach in the real world. The application of virtual reality technology in museum display has a wide range of practical prospects and far-reaching effects.
● Virtual reality technology, as a new expression of the display of cultural relics and historical narration in modern museums, can make ancient historical civilizations show modern vitality by combining virtual reality technology with museum display innovatively.
● Chinese museums have also begun to introduce virtual reality technology to update the presentation mode. Therefore, the integration of digital museums and virtual reality technology in presentation mode is the only way for the long-term development of contemporary museums.
● The establishment of a VR museum enables the audience to have an immersive feeling, which is an essential difference from the traditional museum in terms of senses.
● The interactive experience of the design and setting of the digital museum exhibition will increase the audience's recognition of the museum.
● When visitors visit the museum, they can browse, click, input, output, and other operations on interactive devices in the process of user interaction experience, which can increase users' interactive experience.
● China has paid more attention to and strengthened the protection of cultural relics and historic sites. From the inheritance of historical civilization to the innovation of scientific and technological techniques, it is not only conducive to the protection of Haihunhou culture, but also the exhibition of precious ancient civilization in the eyes of modern people.
VR in education
● The construction of modern museums takes education and promotion as an important goal, and contemporary museums also present different colorful expressions with the intervention of virtual reality technology.
● The audience can enjoy the immersive experience brought by the visit and learn the historical stories and times culture behind the cultural relics while visiting.
Reference
Han L., Cui Y., The application of virtual reality technology in museum exhibition - Take the Han Dynasty Haihunhou Ruins Museum in Nanchang as an example, E3S Web Conf. 236 04045 (2021).

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The VRSciT project (2020-1-PT01-KA204-078597) has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.